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The Rose

51 High Street, Oxford OX1 4AS, England
+44 1865 244429
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“scones” (55 reviews)
“cake” (21 reviews)
09:00 - 18:00 Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
51 High Street, Oxford OX1 4AS, England
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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Visited Oxford as part of a bank holiday day trip. The Rose was our first point of call for a quick lunch 'pick me up'. In the end we settled on two cappuccinos with fresh scones with clotted cream and jam; both satisfactory, and the...More

Thank Loxie14
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Our French visitors were keen to try all types of English fare, including an afternoon tea. They weren't disappointed with the cream tea that we each had here (£7 each for a pot of tea and two scones with jam and cream). Bamboozled by the...More

Thank Woody065
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

My partner and I just loved this place.We had some food(check the amazing pic!)and some teas.They have a good range to choose from and the prices are reasonable.Staff were smily and we didn’t wait much to get our order.Definitely we will come back!

Thank Altin K
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Had the Afternoon Tea. The menu did not make it clear we could choose the cake flavor we liked. Bread on the sandwiches wasn’t white. No table linen. Scones were nice. Girl very friendly. A bit to expensive for what we got.

Thank Kim N
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We went inside this small restaurant which served very good tea and scones. We could choose between a large number of teas and have our scones with good jam and cream.

Thank Héloïse P
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Nice food, and portions were decent. Could do with more attentive service given we were the only people in the cafe at the time.

Thank KJWNZ33
Reviewed 11 June 2018

One of my favorite places we got tea and scones in all of England. Was seriously such a lovely experience. The tea and scones were delicious, the staff very nice, and the environment so relaxing and beautiful. I wish I could go there right now...More

Thank jparmsaks
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Had a lovely cup of tea and a scone. The afternoon teas looked very nice too.(a neighbour had one) They do coffee but had a wide variety of tea.

Thank caj26-11
Reviewed 30 April 2018

There is not much room in this popular café but the staff are very pleasant and the afternoon tea has lovely fresh sandwiches and cakes, prettily served.

Thank Mary s
The Rose O, Manager at The Rose, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Thank you for your review. I am so happy you enjoyed your evening at our cafe. Looking forward seeing you again. Thank you The Rose

Reviewed 27 April 2018

Lovely scones tho they scimped onthe cream and jam. Bit busy / crammed in but lovely all the same. Dreadful toilets - woud not have eaten in here is I had visited the toilets first... ugh!

Thank suejohnandtom
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 High Street, Oxford OX1 4AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 244429
  • E-mail
The Rose is a small independent tea room located on Oxford's prestigious High Street. Here at the Rose, we serve first class, freshly prepared organic food which is meticulously chosen from our range of local suppliers. We strive in providing 100%, from preparing our food from scratch to exemplary customer service, ensuring a thoroughly enjoyable and relaxing experience for our patrons.
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